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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
659 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
659 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE             SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      90          76          90          75          94
TEMP             77 86 89 89 82 78 77 76 77 86 90 88 84 80 77 76 77 89 94 93 85
DEWPT            73 73 71 72 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 74 73 74 75
RH               87 65 56 57 74 88 90 94 90 68 60 63 72 85 94 97 94 61 51 54 72
WIND DIR         NW  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          2  4  9 10  8  4  3  3  3  6  8  9  8  6  4  4  5  6  8 10 11
CLOUDS           SC B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          30          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.01        0.12           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE          WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15  FRI 08/07/15  SAT 08/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          77    93      77    92      77    92      76    90
TEMP          80 79 93 84   79 79 92 84   79 79 92 83   79 77 90 83
DEWPT         75 75 73 75   75 75 74 75   74 74 73 75   75 74 74 75
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      10    30      20    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-022100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
659 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE             SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      90          75          93          75          96
TEMP             77 85 89 88 82 79 76 75 76 87 92 91 85 81 78 76 77 89 96 94 87
DEWPT            73 73 73 73 74 74 74 73 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 73 72 70 71 73
RH               87 67 59 61 77 85 94 94 94 63 54 56 70 79 88 94 87 57 43 47 63
WIND DIR         SW  E SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD          2  5 10  9  6  3  3  2  3  4  5  6  6  5  4  4  4  5  5  8  9
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0        0.04           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S
TSTMS             S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S


DATE          WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15  FRI 08/07/15  SAT 08/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          76    94      75    93      75    92      75    91
TEMP          79 78 94 85   78 77 93 85   78 76 92 83   77 76 91 83
DEWPT         73 73 72 73   74 73 72 73   73 73 73 74   74 73 74 74
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         10    20      10    30      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
659 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE             SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      88          78          89          77          91
TEMP             79 86 87 87 83 81 80 78 80 86 88 87 81 80 79 77 78 87 91 90 85
DEWPT            73 74 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 76 76
RH               82 68 63 63 74 79 82 88 82 68 63 68 82 85 88 94 91 68 60 64 75
WIND DIR         NW  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          2  5 10 10  9  6  6  5  5 11 13 16 13 10  6  6  6  9 12 16 16
CLOUDS           SC B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          30          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.15           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE          WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15  FRI 08/07/15  SAT 08/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          78    91      78    90      78    90      77    88
TEMP          82 79 91 85   81 79 89 84   80 79 89 83   80 78 88 82
DEWPT         76 75 74 75   76 75 75 76   75 75 75 75   76 75 75 75
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    10      20    30      30    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                        S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-022100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
659 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE             SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      90          76          91          76          95
TEMP             77 86 89 89 83 80 79 76 78 86 90 89 83 81 80 77 78 88 94 93 85
DEWPT            73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 75 76 75 75 75 73 72 73 75
RH               87 65 59 59 74 82 85 94 91 68 60 61 77 85 85 94 91 61 49 52 72
WIND DIR          W  E SE SE SE  S  S SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          1  4  8  8  5  3  3  2  2  4  6  8  6  5  4  4  4  5  8 10 11
CLOUDS           SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          20          30          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.08           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S
TSTMS             S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S


DATE          WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15  FRI 08/07/15  SAT 08/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          77    93      77    93      76    92      76    90
TEMP          80 78 93 84   79 78 93 85   79 78 92 84   80 78 89 82
DEWPT         75 74 73 74   75 74 73 75   74 74 73 75   74 74 74 75
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      10    30      20    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-022100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
659 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE             SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      93          74          92          74          97
TEMP             75 86 91 91 83 78 76 74 76 87 92 91 84 79 77 74 77 89 96 96 87
DEWPT            72 73 70 71 72 73 73 73 73 72 72 73 74 74 74 74 74 72 69 70 73
RH               90 65 50 52 70 85 90 97 90 61 52 56 72 85 90100 90 57 42 43 63
WIND DIR         NW  E SE SE SE  S SE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD          0  5  6  6  4  2  1  0  1  3  4  5  5  4  3  3  3  3  5  8  9
CLOUDS           B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S
OBVIS             F


DATE          WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15  FRI 08/07/15  SAT 08/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          75    96      75    95      75    93      75    91
TEMP          78 77 96 85   78 77 95 86   77 77 93 84   77 77 90 83
DEWPT         73 73 69 72   74 73 71 73   73 73 71 73   74 73 72 74
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    20      10    30      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-022100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
659 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE             SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      93          75          95          74          98
TEMP             75 87 91 92 87 80 77 75 76 86 93 95 89 81 78 75 76 90 97 97 89
DEWPT            73 74 73 72 74 75 75 74 75 72 71 71 72 73 73 73 73 70 67 66 69
RH               94 65 56 52 65 85 94 97 97 63 49 46 57 77 85 94 90 52 38 36 52
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          1  5  6  6  4  3  0  0  0  2  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  5  5
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S  S  S           S  S  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S           S  S  S
OBVIS             F


DATE          WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15  FRI 08/07/15  SAT 08/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          75    95      75    93      75    92      75    92
TEMP          78 77 94 88   77 77 92 85   77 76 92 86   77 77 91 84
DEWPT         72 73 70 71   72 73 72 72   73 73 73 74   74 74 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    20      10    30      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$

PRODUCT KEY...

--- CLOUD COVER ---
CODE   PERCENTAGE            SKY COVER DAY/NIGHT
 CL    0 TO <=5 PERCENT      SUNNY/CLEAR
 FW    >5 TO <=25 PERCENT    SUNNY/MOSTLY CLEAR
 SC    >25 TO <=50 PERCENT   PARTLY CLOUDY
 B1    >50 TO <=69 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 B2    >69 TO <=87 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 OV    >87 TO 100 PERCENT    CLOUDY

--- OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY ---    --- WEATHER COVERAGE ---
CODE   TYPE                           CODE   QUALIFYING TERM
 F     FOG                             S     SLIGHT
 PF    PATCHY FOG                      C     CHANCE
 F+    DENSE FOG                       L     LIKELY
 PF+   PATCHY DENSE FOG                O     OCCASIONAL
 H     HAZE                            D     DEFINITE
 BS    BLOWING SNOW
 K     SMOKE
 BD    BLOWING DUST
 AF    VOLCANIC ASHFALL

--- EXTENDED WIND FORECAST CHARACTER ---
                           12-HR MAX SUSTAINED
CODE   WIND CHARACTER          WIND SPEED
 LT    LIGHT                   < 8 MPH
 GN    GENTLE                  8-14 MPH
 BZ    BREEZY                  15-22 MPH
 WY    WINDY                   23-30 MPH
 VW    VERY WINDY              31-39 MPH
 SD    STRONG/DAMAGING         >=40 MPH

$$



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